Trichoceridae

winter crane flies

Paracladura trichoptera, wing

Paracladura trichoptera, wing

Wing of female of Paracladura trichoptera from Alexander (1981, fig. 4) [1].

References

  1. Alexander C.P.
    (1981) Trichoceridae. in: McAlpine J.F. (Ed.), Manual of Nearctic Diptera. Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, pp. 301-304.

Trichocera garretti, wing

Trichocera garretti, wing

Wing of male of Trichocera garretti from Alexander (1981, fig. 3) [1].

References

  1. Alexander C.P.
    (1981) Trichoceridae. in: McAlpine J.F. (Ed.), Manual of Nearctic Diptera. Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, pp. 301-304.

Diazosma hirtipennis, wing

Diazosma hirtipennis, wing

Wing of male of Diazosma hirtipennis from Alexander (1981, fig. 2) [1].

References

  1. Alexander C.P.
    (1981) Trichoceridae. in: McAlpine J.F. (Ed.), Manual of Nearctic Diptera. Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, pp. 301-304.

Trichoceridae, wing

Trichoceridae, wing

Wing venation of Trichoceridae. The image was drawn by Giancarlodessi.

Trichocera, wing

Trichocera, wing

Wing of an winter crane-fly (Trichoceridae) found on snow in Slovakia. Probably it is Trichocera because it was found in winter and vein A2 is short. Other genus of this family Diazosma occurs in summer and early autumn and has longer A2 vein[1].

References

  1. Oosterbroek P.
    (2006) The European families of the Diptera identification, diagnosis, biology. KNNV Publishing, Utrecht, pp. 205.

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